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Cage of freedom : Tamil identity and the ethnic fetish in Malaysia / Andrew C. Willford
Bib ID 3885221
Format BookBook
Author
Willford, Andrew C. (Andrew Clinton)
 
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Description Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2006 
xiii, 346 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 9780472099566
9780472069569
0472099566
047206956X
Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Marginal existence and social distance: "worthless dregs in a prosperous society"
  • The ritual expression of Tamil identity in Malaysia : a festival of power and penance
  • Fetish, space, and displacement in Kuala Lumpur : Tamils and the ethnic uncanny
  • Hindu ecumenical movements and "middleness" : familiarity and ambivalence in Tamil identity
  • Making distinctions : "we had become the laughingstock of other races"
  • Sacred Malaysia, Greater India.
  • Introduction
  • Marginal existence and social distance: "worthless dregs in a prosperous society"
  • The ritual expression of Tamil identity in Malaysia : a festival of power and penance
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-334) and index.

Subjects Tamil (Indic people) -- Malaysia -- Religion.  |  Tamil (Indic people) -- Malaysia -- Ethnic identity.  |  Hinduism -- Malaysia.

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